Samuel A. Ward - America the Beautiful
Sheet music for Flexible Brass Ensemble - 5 Players






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Flexible Ensemble pieces are suitable for a large variety of combinations. The score is shown in C. The current available parts are shown below the score but you can also request additional parts for alternative instruments in the relevant transposition (subscribers only)

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Composed:1910
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"America the Beautiful" is an American patriotic song. The lyrics were written by Katharine Lee Bates, and the music was composed by church organist and choirmaster Samuel A. Ward.

Bates originally wrote the words as a poem, Pikes Peak, first published in the Fourth of July edition of the church periodical The Congregationalist in 1895. At that time, the poem was titled America for publication.

Ward had originally written the music, Materna, for the hymn O Mother dear, Jerusalem in 1882, though it was not first published until 1892.Ward's music combined with the Bates poem was first published in 1910 and titled America the Beautiful.

Duration:2:53
Score Key:Bb major (Sounding Pitch) (View more Bb major Music for Flexible Brass Ensemble - 5 Players )
Time Signature:4/4 (View more 4/4 Music)
Tempo Marking:Risoluto = c.100
Number of Pages:4
Difficulty:Easy Level: Recommended for Beginners with some playing experience




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